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2014-06-09 12:21:05

First study on high-volume, nonluxury vehicle ARLINGTON, Va., June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A combined forward collision and lane departure warning system available on the Honda Accord is reducing insurance claims, a new analysis by the Highway Loss Data Institute (HLDI) shows. The results are even better than expected based on previous studies of such technology on luxury vehicles. HLDI is an affiliate of the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. In the first real-world study of...

2014-06-06 23:02:10

Does your GPS Tracker have Real-Time Functionality? Oklahoma City, Oklahoma (PRWEB) June 06, 2014 Who really likes purchasing life insurance, long-term disability, a plot in a cemetery? Unless a member of the Addams Family, more than likely, nobody relishes the thought of getting their money’s worth of these items since the thought of getting what was paid for seems a little morbid. These items are very important though, and in the event that they are needed, the family and loved ones...

New App Increases Efficiency, Accuracy In Reporting Wildlife-vehicle Collisions
2014-06-06 15:17:22

PLOS A new app used to report wildlife-vehicle collisions increased efficiency and accuracy when compared to manual methods, according to a study published June 4, 2014 in the open-access journal PLOS ONE by Daniel Olson from Utah State University and colleagues. Wildlife-vehicle collisions (WVC) endanger both humans and wildlife. Understanding when and where these collisions occur is essential to mitigating risks, but collecting this information requires an efficient and accurate...

2014-06-06 12:21:12

ANTING, China, June 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TRW Automotive Holdings Corp. (NYSE: TRW) has today announced the opening of its largest ever Technical Center - a 66,000 square meter facility located in Anting, China. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140606/95544 The facility, which has been designed and built to house more than 20 scientific testing labs supporting all of TRW's main business areas including braking, steering and suspension, occupant safety and safety electronics,...

2014-06-04 23:15:53

Grace Bikes USA has announced that all popular models of Grace Electric Bikes are now available in the United States. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) June 04, 2014 Michael Hecken and Karlheinz Nicolai have worked together to begin a transformation in the electric bike industry since 2009. Grace Electric Bikes are renowned in the industry for their style and design accompanied by their efficiency and superior performance. Grace Bikes USA is proud to announce that Grace Electric Bikes are now...

2014-06-04 23:15:22

Auto Mate Systems Limited has recently installed a site wide traffic control system at a large GlaxoSmithKline factory site in Maidenhead, UK, consisting of Site Wide Traffic Lights, Radar Speed Signs, VMS (variable message signs) and Gate Automation, linked via a long range radio network system, to a master touch screen control unit installed into the reception area. (PRWEB) June 04, 2014 Vehicle Log Jams Compromised Site Operation Auto Mate’s customer had a number of issues which were...

2014-06-04 08:21:06

IMS provides a solution addressing the fragmented connected car ecosystem with an open cloud based platform to improve driver experiences. DETROIT, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Telematics Detroit Conference - Intelligent Mechatronic Systems Inc (IMS), a connected car company, today unveiled the next generation of the DriveSync(® )connected car platform, which now enables partners to develop value-added solutions within the newly opened cloud based architecture. "Building a...

2014-06-04 08:20:54

HOCKENHEIMRING, Germany, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TRW Automotive Holdings Corp. (NYSE: TRW) is demonstrating its Emergency Steering Assist (ESA) system on a prototype vehicle at an event at the Hockenheimring today. ESA helps support the driver in an emergency situation when an evasive steering maneuver is initiated. The system applies an additional steering torque during the maneuver and assists the driver in lateral vehicle guidance....

2014-06-02 08:21:38

Stettler Dodge shows truck shoppers the difference between two popular choices STETTLER, Canada, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Finding the best pickup truck can be very challenging for those consumers that have not performed all of the necessary research. At Stettler Dodge, a dodge dealership in Stettler, Alberta, they have taken the time to help their customers by comparing two popular pickup truck choices so they can have the needed information to make the best possible...

2014-06-01 23:02:27

Safety Track, one of the nation’s top GPS fleet tracking and camera system providers, today announced that they will soon be releasing the next generation of the UCIT (you-see-it). This new version will provide features and benefits to those that have asked, and Safety Track has answered. Belleville, MI (PRWEB) June 01, 2014 Since the release of the UCIT in October of last year, and the added GPS Tracking suite in January, the demand for the UCIT has greatly increased. Though...


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Pellandine Steam Cat, National Motor Museum at Birdwood, South Australia
2014-02-01 07:49:27

Pellandini Cars Ltd was a South Australian kit car manufacturer founded in 1970 by Peter Pellandine. It was located at Cherry Gardens, South Australia. Other projects included the development of a steam powered car. He closed the company in 1978. In 1979, Pellandine moved to Thetford, Norfolk, England where he started Pelland Engineering, which also manufactured kit cars. Pellandine’s design was sold to Ryder Cars in 1980. The company was then sold to Graham Autos, but very few cars...

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2010-11-15 19:40:35

Traffic cones, which also have many other names, are cone shaped markers used primarily to redirect traffic in a safe manner. They are used to create separation or merge lanes during construction although more permanent markers are used if the diversion is to stay in place for a long period of time. Charles P. Rudebaker invented the traffic cone in 1914. His version was made of concrete although now the cones are usually made of a brightly-colored thermoplastic or rubber. The cones are...

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